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Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities

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Wonderful museum, learnt a lot

We really enjoyed our visit.Friendly staff who are volunteers.Could spend a whole day there as so... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
devoncream67
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Fabulous lace

Lovely museum, not just for lace though, fair bit of town history too. Useful source of lace... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Becca B
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Benalmadena, Spain
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In the town famous for lace making, Allhallows Museum has one of the most comprehensive collections of Honiton Lace in the world. Displays in two galleries feature exquisite examples of 16th to early 20th century Honiton lace. There are displays...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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High Street, Honiton EX14 1PG, England
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+44 1404 44966
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

We really enjoyed our visit.Friendly staff who are volunteers.Could spend a whole day there as so much to see & learn.An asset to thetown.Mark & Pierre

Thank devoncream67
ALLHALLOWS M, Curator at Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Really good to know that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you.

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely museum, not just for lace though, fair bit of town history too. Useful source of lace bobbins and patterns with some beautiful lace flounces stored in the little lace room downstairs. If you like lace making, definitely worth a visit! Staff were very friendly.

Thank Becca B
ALLHALLOWS M, Curator at Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thank you

Reviewed 17 August 2018

Honiton lace was the in-thing for lace during the Victorian era, and its glorious history is on display here at the Allhallows Museum. This town was one of our lunch stops during our road trip around southern England, so a visit to this museum was...More

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ALLHALLOWS M, Curator at Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you.

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Interesting lace museum with other local history too. We liked the hippo. Friendly staff who are happy to answer questions. The museum is free and worth popping into if you are in Honiton. Some lovely lace on display.

Thank cardamon
ALLHALLOWS M, Curator at Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you.

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Well set out. Lots of info about Honiton itself and lace making. Interesting and some beautiful exhibits. And it's free!although tgey welcome donations.

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ALLHALLOWS M, Curator at Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you.

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Came to the museum as we do make lace ourselves, small museum with some very interesting pieces on display, nice little souvenir shop

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ALLHALLOWS M, Curator at Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent, free entry and they have some good local historic pieces varying from lace making to militaria and fossils. Well worth popping in.

Thank Colin B
ALLHALLOWS M, Curator at Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you Colin B, pleased to see you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 18 April 2018

As a lace-maker I have visited the Museum several times and always find different things to see. The displays are changed annually and new items are always being acquired and there are also regular demonstrations of lace making. All Hallows is a centre of excellence...More

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ALLHALLOWS M, Curator at Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you Vicky P See you again soon!

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Tucked away off of the main street although there are some signs and free to enter but donations welcome. The staff, all volunteers are very informative and enthusiastic and only too please to spend time explaining what they have amongst their treasures and when Honiton...More

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ALLHALLOWS M, Curator at Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you MicL

Reviewed 10 April 2018

Free to enter, donations appreciated. It's almost tucked away, easy to miss from the main street. Whilst it looks very small from the outside, appearances are deceptive, it's a bit of a Tardis inside. Lots of Honition Lacemaking items, all exquisite, quite breathtaking. There's also...More

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ALLHALLOWS M, Curator at Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you - glad you enjoyed seeing our lace collection

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Rosalie S
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Response from ALLHALLOWS M | Property representative |
2017 Opening Times: 20th March to 31st October. Monday to Friday 09.30 - 16.30 Saturday: 09.30: - 13.00 Sunday: Closed: During the month of October, the Museum is open from 09.30 to 15.30 on Monday to Friday and... More
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